Police on Tuesday raided the Paris home and offices of Nicolas Sarkozy, his attorney said, amid an ongoing investigation into whether the former French president received illegal campaign contributions.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy's government came under increasing pressure Friday after Paris daily newspaper Le Monde said a judge had evidence that French secret services had illegally spied on a journalist to find out his sources.
The headquarters of French President Nicolas Sarkozy's political party have been searched by investigators as part of an ongoing investigation into the finances of L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, a party spokesman said Thursday.
French Labor Minister Eric Woerth is being questioned by police in connection with their investigation into the finances of L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, the prosecutor's office in Nanterre, France, said Thursday.
Police are questioning France's richest woman, her lawyer told CNN Monday, as they investigate claims one of her advisers gave envelopes of cash to French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Labor Minister Eric Woerth.
French police on Friday raided two locations linked to L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt as part of an investigation into allegations she secretly funded President Nicolas Sarkozy's election campaign.